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Lake County Sheriff's Office

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  • Lake County Police Log: Calls include stolen ignition switch, Internet crimes against children

    Lake County Police Log: Calls include stolen ignition switch, Internet crimes against children
    Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. This information was compiled from public records maintained by those agencies. The Police Log is published Thursdays in the Lake section.
  • Rapist who attacked elderly woman in her room remains on the loose

    Rapist who attacked elderly woman in her room remains on the loose
    A search continues today for a man who raped an elderly woman in her room in the Leesburg area, deputies announced. The attack on the woman, a victim in her 70s, happened at 11:30 p.m. Sunday at an undisclosed location in the "Sunnyside area of...

    Osceola may hire private firm to handle inmate health care

    Osceola may hire private firm to handle inmate health care
    Osceola County is working on a deal to hire a private health-care company for jail inmates that has been sued elsewhere over alleged poor care and, in one case, the death of a prisoner. Commissioners have voted to begin negotiations with Miami-based...

    FWC identifies teen who drowned after boat capsized in Lake County

    FWC identifies teen who drowned after boat capsized in Lake County
    The 14-year-old boy who drowned Thursday night in Astor after the boat he and two other teenagers were on capsized was identified today as Nathaniel Ladesic, according to a Fish and Wildlife Commission official. The two older teenagers, who were not...

    Teen boy drowns after boat capsizes in Lake County

    Teen boy drowns after boat capsizes in Lake County
    A 14-year-boy drowned Thursday afternoon after the boat he was on capsized on a lake in Astor, said a Fish and Wildlife Commission spokesman. Greg Workman, FWC spokesman, said the boy and two other older teens, including his brother, were on the small...